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At the U.S. Business Leadership Network conference in Washington, D.C., speakers on Wednesday included the White House’s Kareem Dale, the Dept. of Labor’s Kathy Martinez and Josh Sundquist — a Paralympic skier who spun tales of humor about living life on one leg. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Josh Sundquist, Paralympics skier and inspirational speaker, was killing the crowds at Job Accommodation Network’s 25th anniversary reception, which is the end to today’s USBLN conference. He had the audience in splits as he told about how he decided to try out for a traveling soccer team at age 9 because he admired their uniforms. His leg later was amputated after chemotherapy treatments failed. “When I found out I had cancer, the only thing I could think of was that lime green uniform,” he says. During chemo he lost his hair, but when Sundquist, 25, arrived home from the hospital he found his brother had shaved ... keep reading »